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Mark Schulman

Mark Schulman Dressed to Kill with Roland’s TD-30KV V-Drums

Mark Schulman’s résumé reads like a who’s who of international rock royalty, including acts such as Foreigner, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Destiny’s Child, Billy Idol, Pink, and many others.Read more…

Aron Magner and Conspirator

Aron Magner and Conspirator Fusing Live Performance and EDM Tracks with the GAIA SH-01

Looking for an outlet to explore electronic music production, keyboardist Aron Magner and bassist Marc Brownstein of The Disco Biscuits formed Conspirator in 2004 along with DJ Omen.Read more…

Pete Korpela

Pete Korpela Around the World with the OCTAPAD SPD-30

Alongside his arsenal of acoustic percussion instruments, Pete’s OCTAPAD SPD-30 plays an essential role in all his recording and touring gigs.Read more…

Daniel de los Reyes

Daniel de los Reyes Zac Brown’s Percussionist Integrates Roland Electronics into His Rig

The Zac Brown Band provides Daniel with a unique opportunity to explore a wide range of new musical frontiers on a nightly basis.Read more…

Omar Hakim

Omar Hakim A Legendary Player Talks In-Depth About the Power of V-Drums

In this in-depth interview, Omar details his long background with drum electronics and V-Drums, and talks about the many ways he employs them in all his musical activities.Read more…

Sean Murray

Sean Murray Composing Topline Music Soundtracks with the INTEGRA-7 and SONAR X2

Veteran music composer Sean Murray has enjoyed a diverse career in television, film, and video game production, with credits that include Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Call of Duty: Black Ops.Read more…

Richard Vission

Richard Vission A Platinum Producer and Remixer Adopts the INTEGRA-7

Richard Vission has produced and remixed dance anthems for artists such as Donna Summer, Radiohead, Lady GaGa, Black Eye Peas, Madonna, and many more.Read more…

Static Revenger

Static Revenger Crafting Club Hits and TV/Film Music with the INTEGRA-7

Dennis White—aka Static Revenger—is a multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and composer who has scored a number of worldwide club hits, including “I Like That” and “Happy People.”Read more…

Russell Graham

Russell Graham Backing Up Future Stars on American Idol with the JUPITER-80

As a member of the house band for TV juggernaut American Idol, keyboardist and guitarist Russell Graham is perhaps one of the most-heard musicians in the world.Read more…

Team Pitbull

Team Pitbull Roland Delivers the Hit Sounds of Mr. Worldwide

Meet the musicians who bring Miami-based rapper Pitbull's dynamic sound alive on stage using an arsenal of Roland keyboards and samplers.Read more…

Valdez Brantley

Valdez Brantley Frontline Wisdom from Usher’s Longtime Musical Director

Keyboardist and programmer Valdez Brantley has enjoyed a rich musical career, touring and recording with some of the top names in R&B and hip-hop.Read more…

Sky White

Sky White Foxy Shazam’s Keyboard Showman Rocks Hard with the RD-700NX

An accomplished player with a classical and jazz background, Sky White anchors Foxy Shazam’s powerful sound with the RD-700NX Digital Piano.Read more…

Aaron Rossi of Ministry

Aaron Rossi of Ministry Industrial Metal and the SPD-SX

Building on 10-plus years of touring with a number of heavy acts, Aaron Rossi is now an integral part of the industrial metal giants Ministry.Read more…

Jason Freese

Jason Freese A Session and Touring Veteran Embraces the JUPITER-80

Jason Freese is one of the busiest keyboardists in the business, in demand as a session player, touring musician, producer, and composer. How does Roland fit into his mix?Read more…

Myron McKinley and the JUPITER-80

Myron McKinley and the JUPITER-80 Earth, Wind & Fire’s Musical Director Takes Creative Flight with Roland’s Flagship Synth

Earth, Wind & Fire’s Musical Director takes creative flight with Roland’s flagship synth.Read more…

Jetro da Silva

Jetro da Silva The Acclaimed Keyboardist and Berklee Professor Embraces the JUPITER-80

The acclaimed keyboardist and Berklee professor embraces the JUPITER-80.Read more…

Charlie Prince

Charlie Prince Backing a Diverse Range of Top Artists with an Arsenal of Roland Synths

Find out why Charlie counts on Roland gear for top-quality sounds, ease of use, and round-the-clock reliability on the road.Read more…

Sean Alexander

Sean Alexander Synth Maestro for Jordan Knight

Get up close and personal with keyboardist and programmer Sean Alexander, who's currently the synth player with Jordan Knight of New Kids on the Block.Read more…

Mitch Cohn

Mitch Cohn MD and Synth Bass for Chris Brown’s F.A.M.E. Tour

As the musical director and bassist for Chris Brown’s F.A.M.E. world tour, Mitch Cohn relies on Roland.Read more…

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson The Legendary Guitarist Explores New Tone Frontiers with Roland’s GR-55 Guitar Synth

One of the greatest guitarists of all time, Eric Johnson, has found an ideal partner in the GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer.Read more…

Brittani Washington

Brittani Washington Lighting Up the Keys with Beyoncé

Texas native Brittani Washington talks to Roland about her early years as a church performer, working with Beyoncé, and using the Fantom-G on tour.Read more…

Kanobby and Far East Movement

Kanobby and Far East Movement Free Wired with Roland Gear

Keyboardist and multi-instrumentalist Kanobby is the musical director for Far East Movement, anchoring the group’s live sound with Roland synths.Read more…

Jeff Loomis

Jeff Loomis Ripping for Nevermore

Since winning the Guitar Wars contest in Wisconsin at age 16, Jeff Loomis hasn’t stopped shredding.Read more…

Herman Li

Herman Li DragonForce’s Ultra Shredder

It’s a long way from Hong Kong to Hollywood, but DragonForce’s ultra shredder Herman Li survived.Read more…

Eugene “Man-Man” Roberts

Eugene “Man-Man” Roberts Gear Talk with “Mr. Roland”

Eugene “Man-Man” Roberts has affectionately earned the name “Mr. Roland.” Find out why.Read more…

Robert “Bubby” Lewis

Robert “Bubby” Lewis Bass Prodigy, and Then Some

Roland/BOSS power user, Robert “Bubby” Lewis, has played and recorded bass for an “A-List” of music industry powerhouse artists.Read more…

Tim Brennan of Dropkick Murphys

Tim Brennan of Dropkick Murphys Cranking the V-Accordion Up to 11

Thanks to Roland’s V-Accordion, Tim Brennan no longer struggles with bad stage sound night after night.Read more…

Cori Yarckin

Cori Yarckin Pop Artist

See what one of Rolling Stone’s ‘Top 5 Up and Coming Female Artists’ has to say about the V-Studio 100.Read more…

John Wackerman & Thomas Lang

John Wackerman & Thomas Lang V-Drums Power Duo

Go behind the scenes of the DVD recording session featuring John Wackerman and Thomas Lang recorded at the Drum Channel in Southern California.Read more…

Owl City

Owl City Adam Young on Crafting Pop Mega-Hits at Home with Roland Synths

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young's home-studio creations are almost exclusively a one-man show. Get the Insider scoop on his home and live setups.Read more…

Geared Up: Ke$ha

Geared Up: Ke$ha Jennifer Stone Interview

At the center of Ke$ha’s live sound is her keyboardist, Jennifer Stone, who never expected her musical career to lead her from Nashville to being on stage with one of music’s biggest stars.Read more…

Javier Colon

Javier Colon Recording Artist

For his new release, Javier breaks away from his urban R&B mold using SONAR. Watch the video.Read more…

Lucina AX-09 Synthesizer

Lucina AX-09 Synthesizer Pro Players Use Roland’s Compact Shoulder Synth On Stage with Lady Gaga, Usher, and Other Top Stars

Pro players use Roland’s compact shoulder synth on stage with Lady Gaga, Usher, and other top starsRead more…

Ben Lovett

Ben Lovett Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons’ Ben Lovett tells us about the V-Piano and the FR-7x V-Accordion, why he loves them, and why they’re perfect live and in the studio.Read more…

Hollywood Undead

Hollywood Undead On the Road and Writing with SONAR X1 Expanded

SONAR X1 Expanded now plays a key role in the life of these road warriors.Read more…

Isabella Summers

Isabella Summers Florence + The Machine

Isabella Summers of Florence and the Machine invited us to her studio in South London, explaining how she wrote the band’s award-winning record on her best mate, the JUNO-Di synth.Read more…

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga Roland Onstage with Lady Gaga and The Monster Ball Tour

Every show on the Monster Ball Tour is propelled by a band that’s as much a part of her live show as Gaga herself. Learn more about the people and equipment that make it happen.Read more…

TC (a.k.a. “Spitfire”)

TC (a.k.a. “Spitfire”) Engineer, Musician

Armed with SONAR X1 and a V-Studio 100, Spitfire brings a lot to the musical table.Read more…

Christopher Gorton

Christopher Gorton A New V-Accordion Star is Born: Christopher Gorton, Winner of the 2010 Roland U.S. V-Accordion Festival

Winner of the 2010 Roland U.S. V-Accordion Festival shares his thoughts about competing on the world stage in Italy.Read more…

Brendan Buckley

Brendan Buckley The Future of Drums and Percussion

Shakira drummer Brendan Buckley is an international household name among those in the pro session and touring community of drummers.Read more…

Derrick Murdock

Derrick Murdock Holding Down the Bottom End for Jay Leno with Roland’s V-Bass System

Learn about the VB-99’s role in Derrick Murdock’s (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Jay Leno Show) live setup.Read more…

Gary Willis

Gary Willis A Fusion Virtuoso and Roland’s V-Bass System

Bass virtuoso Gary Willis (Tribal Tech, Wayne Shorter, Allan Holdsworth, and more) shares his enthusiasm for the VB-99.Read more…

Darryl Jones

Darryl Jones The Rolling Stones, the V-Bass, and Beyond

Find out why Darryl Jones (Miles Davis, Sting, Rolling Stones) is extremely excited by the VB-99’s potential to expand his musical voice with the bass.Read more…

Jin Akanishi

Jin Akanishi A Japanese Idol Makes His U.S. Debut with Roland’s V-Drums

Catch up with Japanese singer-songwriter and actor Jin Akanishi as he embarks on his first U.S. tour.Read more…

Omar Hakim

Omar Hakim A Passion for Music

Keeping an open mind is key to success in the music business. Find out why Omar Hakim’s passion for music and technology keeps him in high demand.Read more…

Jon Gutwillig

Jon Gutwillig A Leading Trance-Fusion Jam Band Hits the Stage with Roland's V-Guitar System

Jon Gutwillig, guitarist for the jam-band Disco Biscuits, sees the VG-99 as “the beginning of the future for guitar.” Tune in to this BOSS Tone Radio transcript for details.Read more…

Rusty Anderson

Rusty Anderson Rocking the World Alongside a Beatle Legend

What’s it like to jam with a Beatle? Rusty Anderson talks shop about sharing the stage with Sir Paul McCartney and working with Elton John, Willie Nelson, and others.Read more…

Monster Tour: Monster Players

Monster Tour: Monster Players

Charles Haynes and Pete Kuzma discuss Roland electronic percussion and keyboards on Lady Gaga’s latest tour.Read more…

Artemij Pavlov & Sinevibes

Artemij Pavlov & Sinevibes Creating Sounds for Roland Synthesizers

If you’ve ever wondered who comes up with some of the sounds for Roland synthesizers, then meet Artemij Pavlov.Read more…

Peter Erskine

Peter Erskine The Advantages of V-Drums in Education

Grammy® Award-winning drummer, composer and producer talks candidly about USC’s groundbreaking electronic drumlab.Read more…

Scott Houston

Scott Houston The Piano Guy Takes Home Two More Emmy® Awards

Roland-sponsored artist Scott Houston has a true passion for making the joy of playing piano accessible to the casual music lover.Read more…

Eric Troyer

Eric Troyer On Stage and in the Studio with the VP-770

Eric talks about getting punched by bouncers, working with John Lennon, and why he chose the Roland VP-770.Read more…

Hubert Gall

Hubert Gall Professional Musician, Accordionist, Roland Owner

Meet the man behind the accordion in Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ and find out why he relies on Roland.Read more…

Myron McKinley

Myron McKinley Growing with the V-Piano

Pianist, producer, and songwriter Myron McKinley, currently musical director with Earth, Wind & Fire, believes the V-Piano gives keyboard players something to call their own.Read more…

“Weird Al” Yankovic

“Weird Al” Yankovic V-Accordion Man

With hilarious parodies and polka-laden originals, “Weird Al” Yankovic has gained legions of die-hard fans around the world. Now he’s sporting a Roland V-Accordion. Read more…

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